Global energy-related emissions on track for second-biggest annual increase in history

Driven by coal use for electricity generation, carbon dioxide emissions are projected to rise by 1.5 billion tonnes

India’s Energy Minister brands net zero targets ‘pie in the sky’

That’s the suggestion from India’s Minister of Power who said developed countries are responsible for ‘much higher per capita emissions’

IEA hosts COP26 Net Zero Summit

Global decisionmakers say there is a critical need for international collaboration and policy implementation to accelerate progress towards net zero in the run-up to COP26

‘Three times as much investment in renewables than in fossil fuels over last decade’

That is according to a report by Imperial Business School and the IEA, which suggests a better risk/return profile for clean energy over fossil fuels

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IEA: Global CO2 emissions bouncing back after ‘unprecedented’ fall in 2020

In December 2020, global emissions were 2% higher than they were in the same month a year earlier, new report finds

Mission Possible: New climate action partnership to help transform heavy industry and transport

It aims to accelerate several pathways for decarbonising the industries to influence and enable industry transformation at speed and scale

Net Zero is a huge challenge. But it is a challenge to which we are equal says Energy Minister

Watch Kwasi Kwarteng’s message ahead of our week long virtual conference

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IEA: ‘Without a major acceleration of innovative clean energy technologies, net zero targets will not be achievable’

Almost 35% of the total CO2 emissions reductions come from technologies, which are at the early stages of development, according to a new report

‘The EU is on track to meet 2030 emission targets’, says IEA

The IEA has noted a 23% decline in the EU’s greenhouse emissions in 2019 from 1990

IEA presents bold plan to bolster jobs, grow the global economy and drive down emissions

The organisation has presented its Sustainable Recovery Plan to world governments to help revitalise economies and boost employment while making energy systems cleaner and more resilient